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About Lake County examiner. (Lakeview, Lake County, Or.) 1880-1915 | View Entire Issue (June 10, 1909)
l.AK KVIKW, LAKK COl'NTY, OKK(I0N, .IIJNK l. I!M)9.
IDENNETT IS IN
j FAVOR OF FIXED
PRICE ON THE
That $5 an Acre Will
Put end to Timber
I', r.j',.,.1 :ii nil.
I u t .'!iiini'l v.n.i-l !
nl t 1 it it i's l -1 i . I I ! ur .f I In'
l!ii' ifUIM' ' I which In- inl
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S. . D.
ii. urii i it u
I. .i t, i 'i
tint . 1 1 1 1 1
I III I N II' A H
HI I ( ll i 'llH'l' lill'l ITIll
Willi Si'i-i i I hi V ill I
lintiKt : t ' 1 Cuiomli'sloiier of ' In- (:
mi I. ml (MIi.k I l.'ii ui'l I, mil wis ,
liitui ,ii'.l tlml It ill Hi" policy '
nf tlii'ir deoait inmt" in make ii rl,'i I
III vnnl Iw'iil urn til ail (.ill. llit limit liulins (
c ini'i'i n nit' which IIhtk Is t in- slight-
I'hls Mllii'ilil III lr:ill I, Mil l W lift"
liver tin-re It r I li'lifti tn III I UMilii I
f lut t tin' land laws liuvi' nut I'i'i'ii hilly i
omul I.. I with, t- ut Ii entiles will I'H
held lor vmi. lint inn
tin t in nt lii'i hand, in cii-es where!
It In idiowti t hut the flit I'J imtt Iihh
mull' mi iiiiui'xl iillmt In comply
Willi till- lllWH lill'l III lllTWlHH lll'l III
lion I tinth hi III" iIkbiib to iti'iUliii
u portion nf tin' public 'J 1 1 iii ii 1 1) . niii'li
pliliOH"S Will I'HI'lVO ITdlUT ll'l'i'k'l' i I
lllll), MIL I II Dill till" lHIII"l Willi II" I
iltlll' tll'lltV Hllll Illlllliyillll'H MH ptlSfd I
llln. ('(IIIlllllfHllllHT 1 !! IM't t IlKMincI !
I'lltiT Unit III deplillnii'llt lill'l Mllllllt
tM i'.ii"! available for Ihia purpose.
h liti li Im mil' n i'i'iitly I'i'i'ii granted
by ('nil i;i 1'i.h. hii I tli.tt it large forcn
tif h erial ngculi is beillg HI'llt llltll'
.til the public Iiiii I etalm. particularly
tin- 1'itilllc N'li tli i.l. with the object'
lf 111 Vent Iglltlllg till' 1 1 1 1 11 1 1 ' 1 1 . i
Oil t I' Hllbject III Ml.pllllnin'ht III 1
tlllib'T landau ii condition precedent;
to nr iiirliiK tillli' under tin1 iii'l of
JtiiiK.'l, IT". known coiiiinuiil v if lhe!
lliuli-r mi I stone Ihw, I'uti'f says
tin' ( 'i mi tn t -mi i tir ex iihhii hinuH j
.limit n to lir inl i-itll li v of snch
H proceeding, and lritltiiateilth.il It Im
ii'i'Kiit iii tluu in UMkniL' tlin nnliiv
llllt tllllljlir lull III nliulll l III' nil I nil
t llH lltll-l of til"' ll'l'lill,"-llt. "II" til.
(iri'V'-nt tlii'ir wholi'Mile hi n I -1 1 1 n
liy HiU'CuUtor mkI wi'iillliy i-j n i h-hIim.
Dt'iiiiutt Inrl hum noiv to tint oilinin '
tlmt It wniilil In' -Mill-nil ! to ' t II
llxi'ili iricH hi it ii mi'M' fur tliii,
iliHiiii-tir in' linn', hii-1 rriinin- u
ili'ponlt uf ."i0 a nil mi i-yiili'iiri- v ,
KUOil t-lllll lit III" I Hill' of IDMKIIlk'
I'lltl'V, IhlH IllllOIIIlt tO D !H It t'll'lllt
on tin! imri'liiiiii jTlru. Iln tlunkri
lllin V.lu.iil llHVH II li-lllll'lll'y tH HUir-SC
frHUiliiii'iil o:i-i nt luiifi to H liiru'" ix-(
ti-nt, Mbil imi'UHi' no (mi tii'iilnr liunl i
h!iI) on liui. i-wt fill I Viiii-n. 1
) ALDRICH CROWD
1 Says That People De-
j mand and They Will
! Have Reform
WunliiiiKtoii, Jinn- II. I it I'iiIIi Hu'h
I ut it ii 1 hi IiIh iiiii i k a lil n h nniM' Ii Iih
vim yi-Hi'trility lor ilowuwiud rHvision
of tlin tiirilf ims crtiHlHil h iirofouinl
ImprHHHiun. Tim loHilord of tliu th'mici"
oouiniittuo uf IIih Su ate uiunifoHt
much ouuOHru uvor the lioiitliHliell
wbiuh tlin Wituoimlu uihii tlwnw Into
"The people of tble uutiou ilomaad
h "HiHHure of foreitfu coiupetitlou to
take the place of th doineHtlo coni-
lietitinu whloli ban lienii iloua away
wltu t)V oo iibliiatloiiH anil roimplr-
t'ie. Tbuy ilnii.iinil t li it an oue uioaus
of ritlief trom the burileu of tbe ooHt
of llvlun which oppreHBHB every family
iu tblit liunl Htti preHeuta to each the
real nruliltun of exiwtenue. "
ThU deolaratlon, cioitiiloil with bin
ImpruHHlve leudlutf of Taffa anre
electiou Httoinent that the l)ln(lny
ratua an a rule were too It in It, la bit-liui-eil
by mauy here an throwing intu
ooiifusioi) anil tbua uoiupletiuK the
leiiioinllntiuii of party liueti. Thin
utter (liiinontUittioii in dully din
luiHHuil ino'B and more KerH(ly ami
le-HliKiinmnt of parties la ppi-ciilated
l'oiiit la iftven to the foroKointf by a
report clroulateil that La l-'ollotte
pnrpiiHtiH travelling a (Jnaotaiiqua cir
cuit thia auuiuiur, reaillutt the uou
KreHHlonal rooorda of aenators on the
It-nut tjch.nlulua of the tarilt bill. a
be did when be read the record of tbe
votea on rail' oad ratea reuualtlou on
a tour iu which be vlaited Orison
and ull other cuaat atatea.
"Mesdauies Wbortou aud Shatter, of
New 1'ine Creek, wore lu towu Friday
aud gave the Kxamluer a welcome
call. Tbe ladle report that tbe late
front did uo particular damage to
fruit , exoept tu tbiu out some of the
cherries, aprlooti and peaches. Tbe
apple crop promiseJ now to be one
of tbe largest grown In (.loose Luke
valley. Uood I
Win. Iliilil' V.Uiit big Harm-) count?
.lock iiimii, whi conVlcti-d of Illegally
f IK-1 ii ur uovi-i nuu-nl liiii'l. Tli" pen-
Ill' WMM IIK II llll" or Iwil V'iHH im
prisonment. II'1 Ihh iii'!iiili"l l."
euse In tin1 Supreme I'ontt. A iinl I. i'f
mini iiiitiii'il Kdw.n I It Hill . who al-ei
enclos-d fll.inm uric In tlnil county
i ,in nlmi nu bled in it f I in J III T
I i- lilt I fit.
!11 i I U
VI HIIIII 1
Board of Trade Makes
a Move Toward
' ft). h I i il lim I lull hi-l-lllH til III'
nun tin.' on tuniifil HiitHliictor.v con
cl-iMori I'll" niHlti-r iw I liurouulilv
iIiciiikmi") ul llu' liuiiil ul trail hoi I
tin.' I'tl'lny t'Vi-nl'itt.
'J'li.i i'u'1 ii of upliil ul l'i lii-iih.nl
Ui mi il.ii u.'iit-r i-li u 'i"il'l i " i" pi-ti
I imi tint ( 'uun' v 1 1 .it rt lur I In con
.Irui'tiuii ul I'M- dull m li i 1- fur tlin
cuiinty, fin Ii to In- nlll'.i- in nil par
t linliir:i, mi I nn i' to t' loii'ti-l in flu
nuitli of tin' ci.utitv. mi l tin- oltii't- In
t hi ft ll I'll I Tliu pi in Iuih tin- Hp
pruvitl ol Sopt .luckaoii. who hnyn
tlmt In Inn olliolnl I lip tliruiili tin'
county tb phhI tmnilli bn linn ouinl
ml ni Id ni opinion ri-w"iidiiik' Hi" uinl
ter hii'I loiiiid pi ni t imil lv a iinnm
fuoiin fi-nt liiii'iit in invor of two hUli
hcIiooU. In vb'w of tlllN coiidltlou
tin- II impI itpp'iiiitnil Mi-Mnrf. W. I. air
riiullipmn, '. L. KlU-Hlll. Mild .I. A.
MhuhiiujiII tn oonlur ltli the pnople
id Dm iiorlli end of tlin county and to
provide a (i1hii ul co opt-rutloii Iu tin
inntti r of liik'b hcIiooIh.
Sunn-dl-cuniioim wiii bud r-latlve
tu tin- ilitn of thr HChooU, a'i'l it
nt li-n-t ti'iitittivfly ln-l I. tlmt tin- in
li'll'-i'tiinl flruil I not ttik iii thi' nt
tmit ion of ftu li'iits to tlm HXcliiMion
of the iirnct h ill hI Ii' of life'a work,
mid tli.il in iidiillion to t'm ii'i-uliir
fintiil lihlm I cuiirmi ti-r tlm huh Mibu-il.
llii i" Miiuulii ul.- i tut pruvl.lt! I a in. iu
mil IrnliiiiiK acbi.ol tor tlm yiuntf
niMii. nnil ii courn in doiiii'bt ic kcI
1'in'n lor tbe yti inii Inlit-M, and iu ad
. I it ion t'-i-le hliuull Im a MiinM fur in
ii. I li'd to our Ii Ii l u It Hcliuul, in which
tii-rifultiiri'.iiii I oilier prncl icnl en.-n'ii
llitli. could be taut' hi liy iicttnii ex
pirti'lit-e, mi tlmt, wlieu (.rnd mil es
flout lake I'li.nty ll'nlt ucliooU
puHMi'd I rum tin- tifli'ol room to tnke
op tin- actual rm'ttliM of life, tlmt
heart. Iirniti mid blind would be ho
trained thai they would Im tlth-d nt
II rut cltiHH citleiiM. ( iiiiduiitea Iroiii
8ueli milio U vv t 1 1 1 I b HtilK'ht litter.
Mil l iu tbl way l.aku (.bounty would
win a place iu edttciit ioiiai inuttt-ln
Hecond to noun in the ntate.
It. im to lui hoped tlmt prompt ac
tioii enn be bud iu thin mutter, ho
that the coiiHtruction of the needed
Hi-bool Im ildiiiKH can lie broutibt to
couiplelioii ami read) tor the Btoilents
noon to arrive here from all parte of
SCHOOLS ARE IN
Supt. Jackson Thinks
Supt of schools Jackson, was in
towu Friday, on bis return from a
tour of the ttcboois of the county.
He says that some of tbe schools,
those recently built, preaeut a very
neat appearance, the bouse being
painted white with red roof, with
neat fence, trim and tidy out build
ings, aud well kept grounds. Other
schools presented a very dilapitated
aud neglected appearance, lu view
of these cond'tlons he made a spec
ial appeal to civic pride for the
prompt repair of buildings aud
tenons, and where needed either that
new building should iih ereotedor up-to-date
additions be const rooted. He
also recommended that there be a
uniformity in painting all school
buildings white with red roofs, aud
that all grounda bo nicely f untie J as
such tblugs always appeal to the new
comers, many of whom are uow 011 the
ground aud others beaded tbia way.
lie fcxpeccts that the county will
be mipplied w ith a uw corps of teach
era I t full and mivs that 1111 to Kept.
1st of this year that there doubtless
will be places fur all applicants.
Tbe general ooudltiou of the schools
is good, aud with the graduates of
the lower grades enabled to pass iu
to blub schools within tbe oouuty,
Mr. Jacksou believes that Lake
Couutv will boou take frout rank iu
an educational way iu Oregou.
There Is considerable speculation as
to tbe nurposeZof tbe fso-oalled "au
tomobile road1' leadlug out of Al-tut-uu
ln.nd.i for Lakevlew and uow
11 niier active coustruotiou. There is
no dobut but that it will be used
an "auteuiobile road" at first I
CO. SECURE CLEAR TITLE
Absolute Title To the Military Road
Land Grant Passes into Hands of the
h tety foiilriict In i ll r iu tin- lie
f.n Vall -y I-mu I I'o'h e-it'-rtu h '. t i
t '.c Vi 1 1 in t it-1 uf t wi'lve t ioutHn'1. will
ll" pI'-ll-M I ; n n til" dil-pHl.'ll i
e iveil by lb Kxu i.iner Sunday
iifirn Inir, wnjc'i tfivti- tb-'ii till" to
their In. I Iiiuh w lilc'i hum" t liu di'inf" '
'1 he teb ii urn r.'H'l :
II'iii-.m Citv. M . .Mine. :'. l l :.
I like (' it J' Kxitieilli r, Lnkeiew. t
i p.-'i uiii tin- ock of tin- 'ire
i:tn .Military Lui'l Hi ant Ci vi'li jiy :
i ., linliht i"i aii'i with cl-nr til'e to -' "j
il- 1. iii'i . in l.i-f.iii .
OKI r;!N VAI.I.KV I. AM ( . -)
AJi .'..VA A AAA ... A.U, AA .UA ..VA .VA A AA-t A AAA
Facts Showing That Railroad
Extension Booms Canada
The Canadian Nortbwt'rt, iu Biite
'of ita riuorouH w inter rlimiita in iroinR
! rapidly forwanl and i.'iiininif in poini-
l itlon eveiy ; eur iiy t lc; t .hnuasiidH,
l.ialiy of the set Hera lieinu Americana.
The uioveiiii-iit . ;it incipnlly. is due to
the tin t that It ha been il i -covered
to be a productive wheiiv country. Hot
lli-Hl wheat barvetn without trans-
p irtntiou lire waste.
Tlmt l what is t he. matter with
rm-tern On-uon. Hera we liuv nc
;cordint to the te-tiuiony of witneH.seti
' before the heal i'.iti of federal enquiry
in Sao l-'raucisco lant week as to the
ilairiuiHu mertfer. where witreHsies
' pointed out that the yast popsihilll
' t it-H of moHt of this vast, area about
' :H.(HI. (KKim-ri-H w hich are ood iih auy
of the ureat fruit and wheat belts of
the l'liloiisu and 1 akiuia vall-ys in i pei to Ketna, tlirouwh the heart of
Washington, that were imthiii'j buttiie ,,d etsabliabed wheat couutry.
Indian reservation!) and bunch rass The Canatliaii 1'acitie built up throutih
be!orn the railroads pushed onward ; tne a-l Mouutaiu valley district in
to the I'acillu j to Sai-kntoon. ami is rapidly pugbimt
We all know what the Pulouso ami westwatd toward KdmoutJii and the
the Vakiiiia countries have tlone lu
the matter of nium ami fruit, and
Hastum trek'on would do as well or
.better, were It not for the mereiln!-
yrasp, the death Klip, of this man
llarriman. l-'ortnuately th-re nt" in
tlications now pointing to entrance
j of Hill into this vast rl imaiu. and.
'when helloes come, with him vlli
i come a ftri-iun ol p .pi.tlpiu that will
! iinleed cause this desert to bloom as
i t he rose !
I It is too true that luck of railroad
is the one draw back uuder which
Ihiscountiy is kept I ruin coming into
its own Tbe iuteudiug set tier, if be
is discreet uaturally w ill ein)uire into
the attitude and enterprise of thtt
railroads upon which be w ill have to
depend to get hi a products to the
market, be it either grain or fruit,
That is why the movemeut to the
British Northwest province la uow
so pronouueod. The home seeker
finds that up there all railroad meu
HILL INTIMATES STATE
SHOULD BUILD RAILROAD
Foitland June X Jamca J. Hill
practically served notice on I'ortiaud
last night that IT.astrcu Oiegou would
have to look elsewhere thau to him
for relief to the trHiispoitaion prob
lem that is confronting it.
While assuring Ins fellow guests at
a dinner at tho Arlington club of his
coutldeuce in Fortlaud and his belief
in the future of this state an a wheat
producer be told them that be felt
bis duties :y along the Hue of devel
oping the present territory of the
liieat Northern, aud not u reaching
out iu new fields. Hill was tbe prin
cipal speaker at the dluner tendered
him. lie listened attentatively to the
accounts of Eastern aud Central Ore
and tbe needs of tbe interior of
tbe state for a railroad given by other ;
1 b A. ft ft-. ..y. 111 II . 1 rill
oueata. Hut when be concluded Dis
talk no one present was la doubt aa
to wbetber there was any hope of the
railroad magnate buildlug a line
through Oregou. Personally, be said,
be felt be was beyond the age where
are buny builduitc additional miles of
track, lie learna that in KHJ7 the
Canndian I'nciHc increased 'ta branch
lines by 570 miles, and in l'.HW by 82ti
more; thHt the new traiibcontiDental,
I tin- lirand Trunk lJacitic,eould count
Hilled added to ils co.iipeted work
i iu I'.hiT. and i.'.d more ,lu 1!H.; that
I the CiuiH.limi Northern eipanetl its
t-Videm l y '2''t ipilen in Hi'7. and . by
Jl."i i'i 1 IK'S : and tlmt the three rah
I run Is together have ii actual opera
tion in Western Canada W.lilo mles
I of track. This year w ill see tl. ener
getic puiihiut; onwar' of landing
; (.'iiut's ami truck - laying mucbinea
i liy all three companies. The Canadian
I Northern completed its short line
icounectiou with Duluth, which uivea
Canadian wheat auother outlet in the
(Jreat l.aki-s. ami a line from Winui
inouiitains. evidently bound to have a
second transcoutiueutal tualu Hue.
And the new Canadian covernmeut
ntilway, the Cranu Trunk i'acitic,
is nitiiiim; trains from Winnipeg to
Wsinw riu-ht, on the Hattle liiyer, (70
miles north vest, and took its ubare
of heavy hituliuu entailed by the im
mense train crop of UMS.
The development of Kasteru Wash
intson show what railroads can do
for a country, where aloug the line
of the new Milwaukee road, during
j February and March of this year
' Hue, :k000 people have located, ami
, t ,r-same thing will happen tu this
. crtiit Inland Epiuire, so soon as the
i rHilroads tnke up their irou line of
I ,ari,i, jut(, this laud, (which uulike,
I c'Hiia-iH with its one resource of
j wheat) is tilled with resources of
; imHture. orchard, farm aud mine!!
j lnj,,e hers ii all that is left of the:
nj ,3. goverumeut fiee lands, The.
Last and Heat West I I
, he could serve two master?.
He said be bad no doubt but that
1 Eastern Oregon bud great opportuni
ties, but he felt they are for other
'hands. Iu leply to some inquiry as
'to his opinion of state-built railroads,
I Hill stated that bis work aud exper-
I l I. .1 .witimnllH r.2 i A iik, h i rti
mZinsV'Vhemrile'said. however, hat '
i he did not wish to appear as tieiug
against such schemes uuder all cir
cumstances because be realized that
there are occasional conditions that
reverse the workiug of auy rule aud
some timea the ouly way to net what
you want aud must have U to do it
M. 11. Rice, secretary of the Hoard
of Trade, bas received a comoiunica- ,
tiou from the Portland Chamber or
joum,er(je iu whiob it is stated that
the wove to secure a rate of f l..k
per cwt. from Portland to Klamath
Falls bas been taken bp with tbe
Southern Pacific, aud with pressure
beiug brought to bear It is hoped
that rate will be secured.
Board of Trade
To Assist ths .,
O. V. L. Co.
A fnovR wiii iiiu'le at the Hoard-. of
.Trade meeting lnt. Kriday fu'uU,
i.n motion ft V. L. Hiillinir, to wi.-t
the (lieyon Vulley Land Co., in hi'.
coriiiK the ri-M ff av fuf that
cfii liiiiy in itc i ndcHVor to pryvi'l?
Ii t I r lnn)r oitiff ion f ; 11 it if-n- tor
lli'h town at.d tril.ihrc ct'i.ntry. ' '
'11:'- i-uiiif'i il l at.priiritf il for' Ifuit
l.uriiiiHe Hi , j. SnelliiiU, Col.
IJlit ao l I H'I .1. W i. lo.x.
Tlm m-iih" of toe u.. ' tii!tf. a- voiced
l.v Mr. i Hid 1 1 r i k' . wai to the ft '"t. 1 hat
flu- r f, f if th;n town ;.n I I'ntiiitv, in
vie ol tli" Ii nt-(IN leiiiL'. -rived
It t 1 ' i T.er nt if p i' ft tl i.-i ff"i. anv
ftp old i . i -r i-i f-r-ry y lo further
the i I'iiih and nrk of A!r. Ii !. lar--tin
mid bid a-Hfirinti . in their treHt
uri'l-r'nkini!. which rnearn o much
for He f nt o re welfar- f)f MA cob n try.
ARE" DOING WELL
Concrete Instances Given
to Establish Fact
Beyond Dispute .
Will ."i. 10, 20 or 40 acres in (loose
Lake Valley support a family?
Well, it all depends upju t be. in HQ-.
l-'or instance. The Hxaminer is. in
formed on the very creditable author
ity of neighbor that during tbe sea
son of !907. Mr. C. M. Taylor, wbo
live near New Pine Creek, OreogD,
in the southern end of Lake. County,
in the Golden Coose Lake valley,
actually received ia cash from a lo
cal market tbe mBgoiticeut surn of
l,5U tor bis garden and orchard pro
ducts! This sum was obtained exclu
sive of a furtner income of dairy,
poultry and other farm products.
The Examiner is strongly inclined
in tbe belief that 34.500 per anuum
will keep auy family in very good
circumstances, provided, cf course,
thut the heal of the same possesses
no vicious or extravagant tenden
cies. Hut, notwithstanding Mr. Taylor's
succers, do not jump at the conclu
sion that every mau who comes here
could do as well or better every year.
Some might do go, but the majority
might not. Again, for instance,
some meu possess the babits of a
ppeu Ithritt, or might be lazv and
improvident, ami of course the 10
acres or ev u HKfi acres in such bauds
ouli not eaiiiouot to a bill of white
The fact of the matter is that it
takes work, and lots of it, and close
attention, with no side issues, to
make a success iu any line, and the
man ivo a ten acre, or eveu .i 40-acre
tract iu the ijoldu tioosu Lake val
ley, or iu auy othe valley or section
anywhere in oritr to succeed must
It is pretty evident that Mr. Tay
lor ia a bustier, aud so is Mr. Urilus,
of Davis Creek, another man b;i has
made a success in gardening and or
char-ling in thi (ioose Lake Valley
and there are many otheis whose
names we do not now recull.
Once Considered Almost
j The Oliver boys uow of Lakeview,
land others wbo bavn lived in Ciraud
. Koude V'a'ley in which La Uraude
I ia situated, iu no essential except
tbe railroad is there any difference
j between that valley aud Goose Lake
I valley. If auy -preference ia to be
leiveu it should be Lu favor of tbia lo
cality And yet there land U selling
j for ?S00 per acre, while here it can
! still be bad for PiO l
I In tbia connection tbe Peudleton
j East Oregouiau says: So far as can
be learued at this time tbe highest
price ever paid for (Jrand Koude
valley fruit laud wot paid to William
Hall this afteruooniwheu the Logan-
' Sherwood Realty Co. completed a sala
I of Mr. Hall's teu acre tract to Lockf
; II. Moe, of Nebraska, for 33,000 or
! 3S00 per acre. Mr. Moe baa been in
i vestigatiug all tbia interior country
for the past mouth aud baa beeu in
this vulley for the past two weeks.
' found nothing
o compare with
the values offered here, aud conse
quently paid his money where it
would briug him the greatest returns.
The Meiidowbrook irriagtioz project
bad a good dual to do with his tiual
choice of locatiou. Incidentally it
may be said that Mr. Hall bought tbe
place in l'JOO for 3300.
The Jtouker's Liawn lennis uiud
played their first game auuuay. 11 is
expeciea mat me inree ouurw win u
completed by next Kunday
t A L. . ..1 .a 1.
bas beguu ou tbe uew club bouse,
which will be completed as soon as
possible. Tbe giounds are located
to the north of Dreukel aud
Pal lie's First Addition, mar tbe new
residences of the Seagers.
NORTH END OF
Land of Three Hundred
and Twenty Home
steads is Fast
Clitf. Or., June I. Very much in
terest in this f ;i rl of Lake Ci.ubly by
prospective hume-i-eker- is n i irent
a- shoAil tr tin- lari.-" li'irui.er of peo
ple cuii.i.'ig iu hi re daiiy f..r th last
wo fuoiit hi. A laree pei't-eutnirtf of
the lllii'gs Imve been in the vi' inity
of l'o.t K'.'fk. Hut reientlj many
filings have t-eeu put onlo lauds
farther s uit heast. in and nearer to
Lake and Cilif pi-ttlemerts Notice
ha; been i-siie.l 1 1 T th- Lakevtew
Land Odire tlmt all of this- county
from township '!' south and all of
ranges 11 to i east cf lauds still va
cant, are subject to the new bome
htead lnv of :;:It icres, or an addi-tion-il
loO acres t'; all reside-. t hciiie
Hteaders. A very large acreage of land through
out this valley is being cleared and
put into crop. Owing to tbe almost
extreme dry spring that baa prevailed
graiu crops are not looking their
best Tbe weather, bowevsr, is get
ting warmer and cloudy, and indica
tions are more faovrablo for better
crops. Grass on tbe . ranges, is good
and stock is now doing weiL
Christmas lake vail'ey is one of the
best grass-producing nectidns in
Southern Oregon. ; Consequently a
line aud profitable stock - growing
country. It is predicted that even
tually this wbol? valley will be fenced
aud tue homesteaders and private
holdings will iuvet largely and suc
cessfully in stock-raising. The lay
of the laud in the whole valley is a
(Juite a large amount of land 13
now held by private owners wbo
ecripped it, ami some baa beeu com
muted. As to land values., it is bard
at tbia time to rsstima'.e the general
price it can be bought for. Some of
the best can be bought iu this vicin
ity at about 310 an acre.
Aa to railroads, it ia simply up to
C . II. llarriman, when be sees fit tn
build. The final survey runa directly
through this valley, emerging from
tbe Cascade through the Walker
Range in by Fort Rock, through to
Christmas Lake, thence a little south
and near Clitf, on through to tbe
Harney Vallev country.
; There is yet quite a large amount
cf government land sufficient for a
colony if such wanted to establish
itself in one locality. Since the first
settlements three years ago, it la so
far only developed as a grass and
stock country, while some have bad
fair success with tbe grain, such aa
rye. barley, wheat and oata to a lim
ited extent, and ma ly have faith that
it will ultimately produce good
yields uuder proper tillage of tbe dry
VALLEY FALLS IS
Located in Lower Che
waucan and has fair
. petitiou for a postottlce to be
knowu as Valley Falls with Ernest
L. II. Meyer as P. M.. ia beiug cirou
lated for pieseutatiou , to tbe post
otiiee autboriteia in Washington.
Tbe uew town ia located midway be
tween Lakeview and Paisley, 25 milea
north of bere on tbe old stage road,
which la said to be a better road than
tbe one uow in use, although five
milea longer to Paisley. The petition
baa about '.iO Dames, aud probably
will tie granted.
Mr. Meyer ia one of the O. V. L.
Co. eugiueers. He ia about to es
tablish a store at Valley Falls, aud
haa a stock of goods now on the way,
aud ia erecting a store uuilidu.'. with
barns for the acc.onnno latiou of
Valief Falls is situated ou the
lower end of tbe Cbewauoau vallev,
aud ia ou the surveyed Hue of rail
road miming from Lakeview North
to intersect the Vale--Eugene east aod
west line. Tbe town is platted, aud
already half a duzeu or more loti
have beeu sold. It ia so situated
tbat it will, ou the coming of the
railroad, command the trade of tbe
Chewaucan valley, and will grow into
a town of cousiderable importance.
The promoters are all railroad eu
igueers, wbo asiasted iu the surveys
throuhgout this saotiou, and for that
reason probably are fully awsre of
what will be tbe outoome, or iu other
words tbe future is assured for tbe
new town of Valley Falls.
Everybody's baseball team can have
a try at wiDoiug tbe big prizes offered
at Lakeview liasehall Tournament
the week of th Glorious Fourth.